Tag: Abia State

The Arraignment of Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu Stalled

Tanimu- February 2, 2021

The prosecution of the former governor of Abia State and chief whip of the senate Orji Kalu has been stalled at the federal high Abuja. ... Read More

Google, IGHUB to Train Abia Teachers on Online Safety

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

Google Nigeria, and IGHUB, a technology-based outfit, on Saturday organised a capacity building seminar to train Abia teachers on online safety in Aba. IGHUB’s CEO, ... Read More

N7.65Billion Fraud: Ex Gov. Orji Kalu Jailed

Abdul Jimoh- December 5, 2019

Finally, a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was prosecuted on 27 counts by the EFCC has been jailed.Kalu, now a Senator representing ... Read More

Construction of Trailer Park: Fashola Approves N133m Compensation for 5 Abia Communities

Henry Solomon- May 18, 2018

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has approved the payment of N133 million compensation to Abia communities for land acquired for ... Read More

Abia to End Dependency on Federal Allocation by 2022

Henry Solomon- March 28, 2018

Abia Government will cease to depend on Federal allocation from 2022 when the return on government’s current investment in oil palm will be sufficient enough ... Read More

Over 39,000 Shops in Ariaria, 3000 in Sabon Gari to Get Electrified – FG

Henry Solomon- March 18, 2018

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets ... Read More

Police Arrest Former Recruit, 4 others Over Kidnapping of Mopol Commander

Henry Solomon- February 3, 2018

The police have arrested a former  recruit and four others for allegedly kidnapping ASP Solomon Aniefiok,  the  Unit Commander of Mopol 55, based in  Aba, ... Read More

Nigerian Army Begins Free Medical Outreach In Abia

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2017

The Nigerian Army has launched a free medical outreach in Ovim, Isuikwuato Local Government Area of Abia, as an integral part of the ongoing Python ... Read More

Nigerian Army Says No Fracas Between Abia NUJ and Soldiers in Umuahia

Tanimu- September 13, 2017

Oyegoke Badamosi, Umuahia: The attention of 14 Brigade Nigerian Army, has been drawn to social media publications alleging that troops on patrol in Umuahia town ... Read More

IITA Trains 105 Spray Service Providers On Cassava Weed Management

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2017

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture led Cassava Weed Management Project has trained 105 spray service providers on herbicides application, safety and use in Abia ... Read More

JUST IN: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Tenders Documents Against Orji Kalu

Suleiman Idris- April 12, 2017

Justice Mohammed Idris of Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, admitted as exhibits, some documents tendered in evidence by ... Read More

Dave Umahi Elected as Chairman South-East Governors’ Forum

inno.korie- February 27, 2017

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has been elected as the Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum. Umahi was unanimously endorsed at a meeting of the ... Read More

Abia State Governor, Ikpeazu Calls For Prioritization Of South-East Roads

admin- November 29, 2016

Abia state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed the need for the federal government to prioritise the rehabilitation of federal roads in the South-East geo-political ... Read More

Patronage Of Made In Nigeria Goods Best Panacea For Economic Recession

Henry Solomon- October 11, 2016

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe displaying made in Nigeria goods to Senate President Bukola Saraki Senator representing Abia South District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has commended the decision ... Read More

Ikpeazu To Appeal His Sack By Court

Henry Solomon- June 28, 2016

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state says he will appeal the ruling of the Federal High Court that ordered him to vacate his office. Ikpeazu ... Read More

Alleged N5.6bn fraud: EFCC files 32-count amended charge against Kalu

inno.korie- May 16, 2016

The EFCC on Monday at the Federal High Court, Abuja, filed a 32-count amended charge against the former governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, on alleged ... Read More

Umuahia APC Town Hall Meeeting

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 10, 2015

The All Progressive Congress Abia State Chapter has called for the cancellation of  the just concluded National election in the State. The Chairman APC Abia ... Read More

PDP Chairman Host Abia Prosperity Movement

admin- October 25, 2013

By Abdullahi Garba Birnin-Kudu The National Chairman of the Peoples' Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur says the support received from across the Country has encouraged the ... Read More